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LGBT Rights in Demerara-Mahaica Region

The laws displayed for Demerara-Mahaica are the same as Guyana.
    Homosexuality
    ✖ Male illegal, female uncertain
    Gay Marriage
    ✖ Not legal
    Censorship
    ✔ No censorship
    Changing Gender
    Ambiguous
    Non-binary gender recognition
    ✖ Not legally recognized
    Discrimination
    ✖ No protections
    Employment Discrimination
    ✖ No protections
    Housing Discrimination
    ✖ No protections
    Adoption
    ✖ Single only
    Military
    ✔ Legal
    Donating Blood
    ✔ Legal
    Conversion Therapy
    ✖ Not banned
    Age of Consent
    N/A
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History

Homosexual activity in Demerara-Mahaica

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Homosexual activity in Demerara-Mahaica is male illegal, female uncertain.

Current status
Since May 1, 2016
Male illegal, female uncertain
15 years to life in prison. Not enforced. Decriminailzation pending. Supported by President. Trinidad and Tobago just legalized Homosexuality. UK is helping to decriminalize homosexuality here. Required legalization under IACHR 2018 Ruling.
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Until Sep 6, 2018
Illegal (up to life in prison as punishment)
A slender majority of Guyanese support the "buggery law"
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Same-sex marriage in Demerara-Mahaica

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Same-sex marriage in Demerara-Mahaica is not legal.

Current status
Not legal
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Censorship of LGBT Issues in Demerara-Mahaica

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Censorship of LGBT Issues in Demerara-Mahaica is no censorship.

Current status
No censorship
In Guyana, there are no laws restricting the discussion or promotion of LGBTQ+ topics.
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Right to change legal gender in Demerara-Mahaica

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Right to change legal gender in Demerara-Mahaica is ambiguous.

Current status
Ambiguous
Only place in south America that criminalizes this. currently being reviewed by the Caribbean court of Justice. Decriminalized cross dressing in 2018.
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Legal recognition of non-binary gender in Demerara-Mahaica

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Legal recognition of non-binary gender in Demerara-Mahaica is not legally recognized.

Current status
Not legally recognized
Guyana does not allow people to legally change their gender.
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LGBT discrimination in Demerara-Mahaica

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LGBT discrimination in Demerara-Mahaica is no protections.

Current status
Since Feb 20, 1980
No protections
There have been measures proposed during 2000 and 2003 to include sexual orientations and gender identities in grounds to protect against discriminations but these measures failed.
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LGBT employment discrimination in Demerara-Mahaica

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LGBT employment discrimination in Demerara-Mahaica is no protections.

Current status
Since Feb 20, 1980
No protections
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LGBT housing discrimination in Demerara-Mahaica

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LGBT housing discrimination in Demerara-Mahaica is no protections.

Current status
Since Feb 20, 1980
No protections
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Same-sex adoption in Demerara-Mahaica

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Same-sex adoption in Demerara-Mahaica is single only.

Current status
Since Oct 6, 2017
Single only
Homosexuality is currently illegal. Legalization pending.
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Serving openly in military in Demerara-Mahaica

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Serving openly in military in Demerara-Mahaica is legal.

Current status
Since Jan 1, 2012
Legal
Completely legal since Jan 1, 2012.
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Blood donations by MSMs in Demerara-Mahaica

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Blood donations by MSMs in Demerara-Mahaica is legal.

Current status
Legal
No restrictions that I know of.
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Conversion therapy in Demerara-Mahaica

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Conversion therapy in Demerara-Mahaica is not banned.

Current status
Not banned
Not criminalized.
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Equal age of consent in Demerara-Mahaica

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Equal age of consent in Demerara-Mahaica is n/a.

Current status
N/A
Homosexuality is illegal.
Sources:
(See sources listed for homosexual activity.)
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